iOS app Android app

Recent Grads

What to Give Your Grad This June: A Taste of Reality

Michael_Levin | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Michael_Levin

Parents want two things of their newly-minted college graduate offspring: that they get a job, and that they don't move back home. Here's a short list of books guaranteed to get them off your couch and into the working world.

Recession Wasn't So Bad For New Grads

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 01.09.2013 | College

-- It was a defining image of the Great Recession: floundering college grads stuck back home, living in mom and dad's basement. But while rooted in s...

Open Your Doors!

Tyler Morrow | Posted 03.11.2013 | College
Tyler Morrow

If employers want to prosper in the market these days you should open your doors to younger, more tech-savvy employees. What we lack in experience, we more than make-up for with our quick learning, resilience, and adaptability.

A Decade Removed: 7 Tips for High Schoolers to Consider

Garrett W. Johnson | Posted 12.18.2012 | College
Garrett W. Johnson

Planning ahead at age 15 is a difficult concept for most young men. Here are some tips that I hope are helpful for my nephew and other young men (and women too!) who are starting to plan their own roadmaps for the future.

Why SUNY's Cooperative Education Is a Win for the American Economy

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 02.07.2013 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

American educators must not lose sight of the monumentally important task that we must achieve with each graduating class, and that is meeting the workforce demands of a 21st Century global economy and preparing students for a prosperous future.

Coding for GOOD: Why Businesses Need to Participate in Educating Not Just Recruiting

Ben Goldhirsh | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business
Ben Goldhirsh

Partly to blame for this disparity between an 8.1 percent unemployment rate and four million open jobs is the changing nature of our economy. But that's not the full story.

We're at a Tipping Point

Craig Powell | Posted 11.26.2012 | College
Craig Powell

A generation of young people in, or heading towards, college are asking if it's worth it. These are Millennials, and they are trying to make sense of a post secondary education premise that is difficult to defend in the 21st century.

The Brain Drain?

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING | Posted 10.02.2012 | College

MADRID — Santiago Oviedo, a lanky 24-year-old from Madrid, is on track to get his master's in physics in October – a crucial milestone in ...

Things Are Looking Up: Graduation Gifts for 2012's Surefire Superstars

Katie Campbell | Posted 07.25.2012 | College
Katie Campbell

These grads have money to make and the day to seize, while the rest of us protect our cars from being seized. Here are some gift ideas to keep these lucky grads on the path to success and salaried superstardom.

Or Maybe I'll Just Go to Grad School

Aleksander Chan | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Aleksander Chan

Flush with the terrifying prospect of graduating with a journalism degree in 2012, I have begun to entertain the thought of trying to fulfill my most outlandish writing fantasies.

So You Want a Career in Marketing? Seven Tips to Get You There

Dorie Clark | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business
Dorie Clark

Follow these seven steps, and -- no matter how tight the job market around you -- a good marketing job will soon be yours.

Tips for 20-something Job Seekers

Christine Hassler | Posted 12.17.2011 | Business
Christine Hassler

Today's 20-somethings need to think beyond just their resume for ways to stand out to potential employers and compete in this challenging job market.

The Recession's 'Lost Generation'

May. 17, 2011 | Chris Isidore | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

EW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The brutal job market brought on by the recession has been hard on everyone, but especially devastating on the youngest members ...

Are 20-Somethings Naively Optimistic About Their Careers?

Christine Hassler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Hassler

Gen Y is facing the realities of grown-up life and our current economy, and they are discovering that dreams don't pay the rent. Passion combined with their college degree does not guarantee an immediate career.